NEVR3901 - Masteroppgave i nevrovitenskap
The thesis must have a scientific structure and be founded on a valid theory and adequate use of literature. The student must participate actively in research through his/her work on the project. The supervisor is appointed by agreement. It is the students responsibility to contact possible supervisors for his/her project.
The project is scheduled for 2 semesters, but it is recommended that the student starts planning the thesis early and does some work on it during the entire study period.
The evaluation is based on the thesis and an oral examination where the student presents his/her project with discussion. The oral examination is used to adjust the grade of the thesis.
Students enrolled in the master's programme in 2008 or earlier can write the thesis in Norwegian or English. Students enrolled in the master's programme in 2009 or later must write the thesis in English.
Details regulating the work with and assessment of the thesis are given in Guidelines for the Masters Thesis in Neuroscience.
After successful defense of the thesis the student 1) has in depth insight into one subfield of neuroscience; 2) can formulate a research question based on adequate insight into current knowledge; 3) can apply and adopt experimental methods to gain new knowledge; 4) can obtain, record and interpret experimental data; can retrieve and interpret published scientific data; 5) is able to report outcomes of research and defend interpretations and conclusions in a coherent way both orally and in writing.
Læringsformer og aktiviteter
Supervised project according to given guidelines.
Krever opptak til studieprogram:
The student must be admitted to the Master of Science in Neuroscience. In order to be eligible to defend his/her master's thesis the student must have passed all exams, i.e. compulsory and elective courses worth 60 credits in total.
- * Skriftlig eksamen plasseres på rom 3 dager før eksamensdato.